I Took a Monumental Step EP19

September 11, 2017
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On this weeks Episode we have Dee Poku-Spalding, a Former Hollywood studio executive, social entrepreneur, CO- Founder and CEO of Women Inspiration Enterprise (WIE) an influential women’s leadership network,  And founder of The Other Festival.  Her organization has attracted an incredible range of speakers to its global symposiums and salons, including Donna Karan, Arianna Huffington,  Melinda Gates, Diane von Furstenberg, Iman, and many more. She serves on Boards including the British Academy of Film & Television (BAFTA), is a Huffington Post blogger and a contributor to Forbes. 

Dee talks about her leaving her Hollywood studio executive job working with the likes of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and Scarlett Johansson to follow her passion with no regrets. 

 

Connect with  Dee Poku-Spalding 

Website: http: http://www.deepoku.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deepoku/

Find out more about The Other Festival: http://www.theotherfestival.co

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

You're invited to go to  shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of my ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P.I.E download. 

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

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It was a High Price to Pay for my Addiction EP.18

September 1, 2017
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In this weeks episode, former broadcast journalist, lawyer and author Brianna Clark shares her painful personal journey and how her successful career has emerged in spite of some really tragic circumstances. She demonstrates how she created her life over and over again through resilience and sheer grit. 

 Connect with  Brianna 

Website: http://www.briannasclark.com

Email: theclarkgroupfinearts@gmail.com

Amazon link for her book : https://www.amazon.com/Cracked-Brianna-S-Clark/dp/1530502632/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1504304727&sr=8-1&keywords=brianna+S+clark

 

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

 You're invited to go to  shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of my ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P.I.E download. 

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

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‘Be a Dragon’ - my lesson from Game of Thrones EP.16

August 20, 2017
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In this weeks episode, another Apollo Summer series we have Tanique Blair, VP of  Business Operations and Planning at Nickelodeon.  Tanique is a 17 year Nickelodeon veteran, has overseen the Preschool Toy, Amusement and Musical Instrument businesses, working on mega hits like Dora the ExplorerSpongeBob SquarePants and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; and managed relationships with top industry leaders including, Mattel, Fisher Price, Matchbox and Power Wheels. Tanique is also a Game of Thrones fan!

In this episode Tanique shares her how she has risen up the ranks in Viacom/Nickleodeon, how she found her authentic self at work and her strategy for moving through the organization successfully. 

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

You're invited to go to  shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of my ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P.I.E download. 

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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Success has come with sacrifices EP.15

August 12, 2017
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In this weeks episode we have  Kimberly Seals Allers, award winning Journalist, Author, Speaker,  Communications Consultant and advocate for breastfeeding and infant health.  Former Senior Editor at Essence and writer at Fortune magazine. Author of five books, this year she released 'The Big Let Down - How Medicine, Big business and Feminism undermine breastfeeding'.  

 

In this episode Kimberly shares her how she created a successful career as a journalist, the challenges of working in corporate America , how she became an author  and we focus on the culture of breastfeeding in the US and the big challenges that women face. 

 

Connect with  Kimberly:

http://www.kimberlysealsallers.com

Twitter : https://twitter.com/iamKSealsAllers

Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/iamksealsallers/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iamKSealsAllers/

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

 

You're invited to go to  shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of my ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P.I.E download. 

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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Getting ‘The Code’ was critical for my success [Part 2] EP 14

August 3, 2017
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In last weeks episode, we talked Dr. Shalei Simms, Assistant VP of Academic Affairs at Suny College at Old Westbury. She previously joined me at the Apollo. Her work has been featured in such publications as Group Decisions and Negotiations journal and International Perspectives of Social Entrepreneurship Research.

 This is the second part of her interview following on from last week where she shares even more.

Connect with Shalei on Instagram on @leileisimms

If you are interested in the Ph.D. Project that Shalei talks about have a look at this website: https://www.phdproject.org

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

You're invited to visit shirleymcalpine.com for a free download of ebook 3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P.I.E. download.

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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Getting ‘The Code’ was critical for my success [Part 1] EP 13

July 29, 2017
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In this weeks episode we have Dr Shalei Simms, Assistant VP of Academic Affairs at Suny College at Old Westbury. She previously joined me at the Apollo.  Her work has been featured in such publications as Group Decisions and Negotiations journal and International Perspectives of Social Entrepreneurship Research. 

This is Episode is part 1

In this  episode she shares 

  • When she found her calling 
  • The power of the ‘PHD project’ and her amazing circle of support 
  • ‘The CODE’ she has had to learn to be successful 
  • The challenges that she faced on her Phd journey 
  • How she included her family in her Phd journey 
  • Her moment of faith that kept her in her PHD program 
  • The politics of Academia 

Connect with Shalei on instagram on @leileisimms

If you are interested in the PHD Project that Shalei talks about have a look at this website: https://www.phdproject.org

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

You're invited to visit shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P>I>I download. 

 To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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Founder of NY Fashion Week, Fern Mallis says she wears my jewelry almost every day EP 12

July 21, 2017
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In this episode of She’s Got Drive we have Theresa Wangia, jewelry and leather accessories Designer and Founder/Creator of Beltshazzar Jewels. Her works are influenced by her multi-cultural heritage, love of nature and a passionate appreciation for fashion and design. She is recognized as one of the top three RAW Artists Accessory Designers in the city of St Louis and Phoenix Fashion Week Alum. Her collection can be found in St Louis, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. 

In this episode Theresa shares:

  • How her heritage influences her work 
  • her design process and the magic of the accident 
  • the significant importance of travel on her life and in her life
  • the power of writing down your vision 
  • how the founder of NY Fashion Week,Fern Mallis, is one of her biggest fans
  • how she is giving back to her community 
  • Her guiding principles for her life 

 

Connect with Theresa @https://www.instagram.com/beltshazzarjewels/

http://www.beltshazzarjewels.com

 

If you are interested in attending a galvanize Program near you it will be moving to different parts of the country have a look at this site 

The Galvanize Program:  https://www.theunitedstateofwomen.org/galvanize/

 

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

You're invited to visit shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P>I>I download. 

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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Trust and know that you will figure it out EP 11

July 14, 2017
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In this episode of She’s Got Drive we have Malene Barnett of Malene B Studio A global designer, Founder and Design Director of Malene B, a company specializing in handcrafted custom carpets, inspired wallcoverings and artisan tiles. Her luxe creations have enlivened premier hotels, iconic office buildings, and sophisticated private spaces. , She has been featured in Huffington Post and Design Sponge columns, in both national and international press. 

In this episode Malene shares:

  • What inspires her designs and how she produces her products 
  • If there is ever a right time to launch a business 
  • Why her Grandmother influences her and strengthened her in work
  • The lessons she learned about herself in the early part of her business 
  • Her tips on effective networking and building relationships 
  • What to do when you loose your inspiration or excitement in your business 

 

Connect with Malene on Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/maleneblifestyle/

Her website : https://www.maleneb.com

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

You're invited to visit shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’ and the P>I>I download. 

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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My invincibility came from my Mom EP 10

July 7, 2017
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In this episode of She’s Got Drive we have Robin Dunn, FACE coach, Creative Director and Choreographer. She is one of the key community leaders in the entertainment industry today. 

 

Robin Shares with us…

 

  • When she started in dance 

 

  • The power of having her Mum giving her unwavering support in her life 

 

  • How she got into dance and who her teachers were

 

  • Why it important to keep moving 

 

  • Her pioneering contribution to Hip Hop 

 

  • Her  empowering tools in her FACE coaching 

 

  • What it is like to be in one of her dance classes 

 

Photo of Robin Dunn by TPPhotograpy

Connect with Robin on Instagram @robinndunnface

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

 

You're invited to visit shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

#shesgotdrivepodcast 

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Working for Michelle Obama made me strive to be better EP 9

June 29, 2017
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In this episode of She’s Got Drive we have Julie Wenah, just started working as Counsel at Airbnb. Julie was former Obama Appointee: Counselor and Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Commerce. She led President Obama’s manufacturing initiative around regional collaboration and building strong manufacturing communities. So many insights await you. 

  • She shares how she got to the White House 
  • The painful process of loosing her father 
  • The power of her faith
  • How First Lady Michelle Obama reacted when she passed the Bar
  • What lies behind her drive
  • What it’s like to work for President Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama 
  • The power of Hip Hop in her life and the lyrics of Hip Hop
  • Her next passion project - the life messages in Hip Hop music and what can we learn 
  • The importance of healing for Black women 

 

Connect with Julie on instagram @albummixtape

Julie now has a podcast called The Album and the Mixtape, ind it on Podbean: https://albummixtape.podbean.com

 

She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield 

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud 

 

You're invited to visit shirleymcalpine.com  for a free download of ebook ‘3 Top Tips on How to be a Woman with Drive’

 

To connect with me and the She’s Got Drive community 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shirleymcalpineconsulting/

She’s Got Drive Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shesgotdrive/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

@shirleymcalpine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/shirleymcalpine

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